Some cool photo gallery images:
Obscurae Gallery's 2nd Annual Art Lottery
Image by Hryck.
This Saturday is Obscurae Gallery's 2nd annual Art Lottery. Trust me, this will be a blast. Not only is there going to be great art in handmade frames. No. That wouldn't be enough. What about this being a show that is in support of a good cause, supporting Braddock?
No? Then there's more.
There's also going to be Jake Liefer of the Pittsburgh Area Coffee Association, setting up a coffee bar at the event. John Ryan Brubaker will be there with a traveling version of his Portrait Booth Project where you can travel back in time with your very own quirky portrait shot with a 1968 Polaroid on instant black and white film. Beer has been donated by Brillobox. (Yeah!) Add some wood-fired sweet and savory treats baked by local enthusiasts in the community oven, and this might be the best gallery show ever.
So, let's go down the list one last time. Amazing photography. Good beer. Time Traveling Photo Booths.
I rest my case.
Video Interview with Anna Gershberg from Aidan Gallery: Photography: Rauf Mamedov: The Silence of Maria / The Armory Show 2010 / SML
Image by See-ming Lee 李思明 SML
Anna Gershberg from the Aidan Gallery in Russia spoke to SML about "The Silence of Maria", a series of 9 works by Russian photographer Rauf MAMEDOV at The Armory Show 2010, an international contemporary art fair held in New York City every year.
The Silence of Maria, 2010
God's Enigmatic Silence.
Sometimes you want to shout so badly.
You want a reply, a shout to match your own.
Not from anyone, but from God himself, the Creator.
We want Him to offer us a hand.
He keeps His enigmatic silence.
And then the fear creeps in.
You can defeat the fear by practicing the same enigmatic silence, the silence of God.
Silent people are Godlike.
They are often accused of the sin of pride.
Even more often they get institutionalized in various sorts of hospitals.
"The Silence of Maria" is a series of 9 works based on the Gospel according to St. Matthew. (2:14-15, The Flight To Egypt)
Translation by Valentine Djakonov
Maria Maidurova, Kristian Tsonda, Mikhail Vasianin; Dmitry Krainov C-graphics), Dmitry Preobrazhensky (photographer), Tatiana Berkovitch (makeup), Elena Skornjakova (print) took part in the project
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The Armory Show is the United States leading art fair devoted to the most important artworks of the 20th and 21st centuries. In its twelve years, the fair has become an international institution. Every March, artists, galleries, collectors, critics and curators from all over the world make New York their destination during Armory Arts Week.
The Armory Show 2010 also features The Armory Show Modern, specializing in modern and secondary market material on Pier 92. Pier 94 continues to be a venue to premiere new works by living artists. With one ticket, visitors to The Armory Show on March 47, 2010 have access to the latest developments in the art world, and to the masterpieces which heralded them.
Piers 92 and 94 on 55th Street and 12th Avenue, NYC
March 4-7, 2010
SML 720p HD Simulcast
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